Mathematics concepts - How do children develop an understanding?

By Bipasha Minocha, Brand Director of EtonHouse International Education Group 

Photo: EtonHouse International School Broadrick

Mathematics is a fascinating subject. On one hand, it can be very complex and technical, used to develop sophisticated algorithms to solve problems on a global scale. At the same time, it is a tool we use in everyday life to sort, count, measure and analyse. These are...

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